Recipe · Thoughts & Tips

The Picky Gourmet Guide To French Fries

Two posts in under a week, what’s gotten into me? Must be those brand new kitchen vibes, getting me all inspired. I wanted to have a talk about my all-time favorite food: french fries. One of my first posts in ye olden times featured some fun fries, but guess what? After two years of doing…… Continue reading The Picky Gourmet Guide To French Fries

Personal · Thoughts & Tips · Travel

Aloha, 2018!

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Happy New Year! Let’s be honest. 2017 was a little rough overall. I’m not going to get into the state of the world and my (many, many) thoughts on it, because that’s not this type of blog. I can say that beyond all the weirdness and bad news that was floating around,…… Continue reading Aloha, 2018!

Recipe · Recipe Redux · Thoughts & Tips

Recipe Redux: Crab Cake Sandwiches Two Ways

Lots and lots of exciting things going on lately. The biggest news is (drumroll, please)… we bought a house in Hawaii! It’s feels surreal, especially since we don’t move for a few more weeks. I’m dying to get my hands on it, the kitchen and backyard especially. Sneak peek! The kitchen will be getting a…… Continue reading Recipe Redux: Crab Cake Sandwiches Two Ways

Recipe · Travel

Island-Inspired Chicken & Pineapple Fried Rice

If you follow me on social media, you may have seen my announcement a few days ago: we are headed to Hawaii at the end of the year! I’m still getting used to this military life. I can’t believe it’s been almost two years in California and that it’s already coming to an end. But,…… Continue reading Island-Inspired Chicken & Pineapple Fried Rice

Thoughts & Tips

Growing Up Picky

No recipe today, folks. I’ll probably post again soon, outside of my bi-weekly blog schedule. I had a big week of spring cleaning, including a complete kitchen and pantry overhaul. I was cleaning all weekend with the windows open and some records playing, thinking about what I wanted to write about. For some reason, I kept…… Continue reading Growing Up Picky

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Puff Pastry Party Food

I’m sad, but I’m happy. I’m sad that next week football season will be coming to a close, but I’m happy that my boys, the Patriots, are playing yet again. I love having people over for games, even though outside the realm of New England, it’s hard to find friends who will actually root for…… Continue reading Puff Pastry Party Food

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Showing Up Fashionably Late For 2017

HI YOU GUYS! It’s been a long time. But that’s about to change. I’ve got a lot of things to share today. First things first, let’s address the fact that I haven’t posted since early December. Since my husband is on deployment and I fortunately work from home, I headed back to Massachusetts right before…… Continue reading Showing Up Fashionably Late For 2017